Senior Research Technician - Department of Biology, School of Arts and Sciences-18001484

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Senior Research Technician - Department of Biology, School of Arts and Sciences-18001484

This is a limited term position for 2 years. This is a grant funded position and is not eligible for severance pay.

The Allen Discovery Center (see is dedicated to the advancement of basic biology and biomedicine, and to using an integrated approach to control biological structure and function. Through a combination of molecular genetics, biophysics, and computational approaches, researchers at the Center work toward a multi-level control of patterning. Novel technology is being developed to modulate the bioelectric communication that enables cells to coordinate their activities toward specific anatomical and functional end-states. This new type of epigenetic control has significant implications for developmental biology, evolution, unconventional computation, and synthetic bioengineering. Applications in progress include the repair of birth defects, regenerative medicine, cancer reprogramming, and synthetic biology.

Conducts a variety of routine and specialized laboratory experiments with accuracy. Performs specialized techniques and makes decisions regarding the appropriate protocol or procedure necessary to achieve desired results, the reliability and accuracy of results, and whether modification or repetition is necessary. Records test results and analyze data derived from experiments.

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in science and at least 1 year of related laboratory experience
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Advanced knowledge and experience with laboratory techniques and procedures.
  • Knowledge of basic statistics.

An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.

Equal Opportunity Employer – minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity.

Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Medford/Somerville
Job: Research
Organization: Biology - A&S
Employee Status: Limited Appointment
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Aug 2, 2018, 2:27:49 PM





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Posted: 8/4/2018
Application Due: 8/16/2018
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